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30479
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Attached to North Carolina's summer vacation-land is the opportunity to gain college credits and new skills in arts and crafts. From the Blue Ridge Mountains to the Atlantic sea coast, nationally-known schools offer extension courses and handicraft skills in areas of typical tourist attractions.
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30488
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North Carolina's new motor routes are making the spring and summer vacation lands from the mountains to the coast more accessible than ever. Major highway improvements and additional roads, along with new attractions such as museums at Cape Hatteras, the 18th century village at Old Salem, and access to Fontana Lake provide tourists with historical, scientific, educational, and recreational activities.
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30480
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With intense discussion in North Carolina about the future of public education, the growth of the school aged population in the state is of interest. In 1954 over 115,000 live births were reported in North Carolina, the highest recorded to date. Additionally, over 32,000 deaths from a variety of causes, were reported, only twenty more than the previous year.
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30497
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There as been much debate about the naming of a newly constructed aircraft carrier. North Carolina Congressmen Carl Durham of Chapel Hill was recently able to get the name changed to KITTY HAWK. Despite general nomenclature customs that would name a carrier after a former warship, battle, operation, engagement, or general. But KITTY HAWK was considered an appropriate name given the historical significant and public association.
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30495
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Motor vehicle deaths in North Carolina were fewer in 1954 than in any previous year since 1950. Nine hundred and ninety one fatalities were reported, with over 40,000 accidents. Speeding and car collisions were the major source of both deaths and accidents.
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30499
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March has seen a significant improvement in employment in North Carolina for 1955. Placement of employees in non-agricultural jobs was in greater volume and unemployment well below the level this time in 1954. Although the labor supply is plentiful and jobs openings are available, workers with specific skill sets are still in high demand.
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